Dirtybird might just be the most fun-loving collective in electronic dance music with its BBQ parties, ass-clapping bass music, and lively gang of artist pals who are always down for laughs.
But among the Dirtybird boys -- Justin and Christian Martin, Claude VonStroke, Worthy, etc. -- one character ... More >>
The winner of a cockroach and worm eating contest at the Ben Siegal Reptile Store in Deerfield Beach collapsed and died shortly after winning a $700 Ivory Ball Python Friday. Authorities say 32-year-old Edward Archbold began feeling sick and vomited after eating dozens of cockroaches and worms. Late ... More >>
Shrouded in all-black swag, SpaceGhostPurrp can be a seriously mysterious dude. And from the very moment he began haunting the Internet's music blogs in the late winter of 2011, this enigmatically spooky Miami rapper has been carefully cultivating a cryptic mystique.
His rhymes sound like the sudd ... More >>
For every fat, drunk American football fan who couldn't even sit (or, uh, dance) through Madonna's 12-minute Super Bowl XLVI halftime bonanza, there are millions of giddy pop music fans in party towns like Istanbul, Zagreb, Warsaw, Kansas City, and St. Paul who'd be totally willing to blow their ... More >>
Winter, which saw its world premiere last night at New Theatre, is an affecting and hilarious look at the scars of abandonment told through fraternal twins so wrapped up in their own lives, neglect becomes second nature.It's a story about how we begin to remember the ones we love, but often times di ... More >>
In concept, staging an art fair on a snazzy, $40 million dollar yacht that only Google's Larry Page or Saudi Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud can afford seems like a grand idea. After all, who doesn't want to rub shoulders with the rich and snooty while checking out artworks in quarters as tight ... More >>
Regardless of your approach, the sad truth is it's impossible to catch every piece of art worth experiencing during Basel week. With 250 exhibitors at the Miami Beach Convention Center, not to mention hundreds of others operating at the more than a dozen satellite fairs, this year's tenth edition ... More >>
Courtesy of Rebel BingoB-I-N-G ... Oh."It's bingo, sort of, but not like you've seen it before. We made up our own rules, because we don't know how to play ACTUAL bingo. This is Rebel Bingo. It's not nice and it's not fair. Do not bring your grandma."
That's the way the cryptic press release for ... More >>
Lesley ElliottLast week, we introduced you to Zuma's newest London import, award-winning mixologist Theo Von Ungern-Sternberg. When it comes to bartending, there actually is a method behind his modern cocktail madness. He believes most in balance, saying that "the artistic side for me is where it ... More >>
After more than a decade, Joe Allen has closed its Miami Beach doors.Managing partner Mario Rubeo confirmed the news by phone saying that the bottom line was that the restaurant wasn't "financially feasible" anymore.
The restaurant, which also has outposts in New York, Paris and London, open ... More >>
Underworld, the UK-based electronic duo of Rick Smith and Karl Hyde, has been the vehicle for an audio-video conflux that rose to prominence from the post-acid house scene of the '90s, and really hit the public consciousness after the song "Born Sippy .NUXX" was used to great effect in Danny Boyl ... More >>
Soul Clap: hungry for the vinylIt seems like only a few years ago that the international EDM scene was in some sort of minimal techno dark age.
The sounds were cool and slick and oh-so-Berlinesque, but they just weren't very fun. Fast-forward to 2011 and Boston's Soul Clap have helped kick-star ... More >>
Seamus Haji is gonna save your life from a broken heart.Who loves free vodka and British accents? Say "I" 'cause you're in for a treat with Smirnoff's "Nightlife Exchange Project" -- a one-night affair involving 14 different countries who signed up for an "experiment in global nightlife culture." ... More >>
Like a pair of Tara Reid implants, some things are just too fake to pass. A few weeks ago, Riptide reported on the bizarre hiring of new Solid Waste Director Fred Hobson, handed a $100K job despite the fact that two of his former bosses say they fired him from city posts.Hobson first got the axe ... More >>
Here's Part Two of our interview with celebrity chef Curtis Stone. You can read the first part He works hard. We'll let him sit through this line of questioning.of the interview here.Who was the most impressive celebrity or dignitary you've ever cooked for/worked with, or the one person who ... More >>
Wardell BrownThe cover of our print edition this week features a painting of Betty White in a cleavage-heavy fetish uniform. It comes courtesy of the World Erotic Art Museum's "Golden Gals Gone Wild" exhibit, but the rumors of a Golden Girls hard-core porn spoof even has us reeling.&nb ... More >>
Few figures in the international dance music scene can wear the title of legend as aptly as Greg Wilson. The British DJ boasts a career spanning three decades, going back to the birth of house and his early days as a DJ at Manchester's seminal club The Hacienda, and he carries on the authentic mi ... More >>
Every decadent, cultured city needs a Taschen store. Otherwise, where's a connoisseur of highbrow pornography to go when he needs a $1500 signed copy of Vanessa del Rio: Fifty Years of Slightly Slutty Behavior? They just don't sell that shit at the Pleasure Emporium.Anyway, Miami's finally got on ... More >>
A few weeks ago, we posted about Mixed Doubles, presented by the Berlin-based booking agencies Wilde and Playkula, along with London-based labels Leftroom and murmur. It's a daytime, tennis-themed party that goes from noon to 10 p.m. on Thursday, March 25, and features some top techno from people ... More >>
Photo by Riki AltmanInnocent looking from the outside.I know this sounds a little weird, but every time I go to the supermarket I try to pick up some food item that I've never tried before. The "hit" versus "miss" ratio is about 50/50 thus far, so I keep at it. And when I passed by the ethnic foo ... More >>